Wapello Senior High School

501 Buchanan St
Wapello, IA 52653
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Wapello Senior High School serves 237 students in grades 9-12.
Wapello Senior High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Iowa for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 70-79% (which is approximately equal to the Iowa state average of 76%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 60-69% (which is lower than the Iowa state average of 74%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the Iowa state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Iowa state average of 24% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Wapello Senior High School's student population of 237 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 17 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students237 students
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Total Classroom Teachers17 teachers
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School Comparison

Wapello Senior High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,232 schools in Iowa (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Wapello Senior High School is 0.17, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IA)
Overall Testing Rank
#954 out of 1232 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
70-79%
76%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
60-69%
74%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:114:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
7%
11%
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Black
n/a
6%
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White
91%
76%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.170.41
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Graduation Rate
80-89%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
22%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWapello Community School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Wapello Senior High School is Louisa-muscatine High School (8.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Wapello Junior High School (0.0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Wapello Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Wapello Wapello Junior High School Math: 70-74% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-8 | 88 students
    0.0 miles
    501 Buchanan St
    Wapello, IA 52653
    (319) 523-8131
    0 7-8 88
  • Wapello Wapello Elementary School Math: 60-64% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 285 students
    0.3 miles
    505 N Cedar
    Wapello, IA 52653
    (319) 523-5571
    0.3 PK-6 285
  • Morning Sun Morning Sun Elementary School Math: 60-69% | Reading: 70-79%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 115 students
    6.7 miles
    311 Division Street
    Morning Sun, IA 52640
    (319) 868-7701
    6.7 PK-6 115
  • Letts Louisa-muscatine Elementary School Math: 80% | Reading: 83%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 470 students
    8.7 miles
    14506 170th St
    Letts, IA 52754
    (319) 726-3634
    8.7 PK-6 470
  • Letts Louisa-muscatine High School Math: 70-74% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 280 students
    8.7 miles
    14354 170th St
    Letts, IA 52754
    (319) 726-3421
    8.7 9-12 280

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